Nikon D40 Specifications

Nikon D40 (with 18-55mm lens)

Part Number: 25420 Released: December 1, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6,240,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.7mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Image Recording Format
    NEF (RAW)
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-1600
  • Exposure Metering
    spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    420
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White
  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    sunlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/500 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G ED II Nikon AF-S DX
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 - 82.5mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    11 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Nikon F
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    17
  • Flash Modes
    fill-in mode
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    histogram display

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.8x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -1.7 to +0.5
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    exposure mode

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    shoe cap
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL9
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3008 x 2000 : 65 - with 512MB card
    Fine JPEG 3008 x 2000 : 137 - with 512MB card
    Normal JPEG 3008 x 2000 : 260 - with 512MB card
    Basic JPEG 3008 x 2000 : 503 - with 512MB card
    Fine JPEG 2256 x 1496 : 235 - with 512MB card
    Normal JPEG 2256 x 1496 : 444 - with 512MB card
    Basic JPEG 2256 x 1496 : 839 - with 512MB card
    Fine JPEG 1504 x 1000 : 503 - with 512MB card
    Normal JPEG 1504 x 1000 : 839 - with 512MB card
    Basic JPEG 1504 x 1000 : 1200 - with 512MB card

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    2.5 in
  • Height
    3.7 in
  • Weight
    16.8 oz

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    0.3
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.7
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    0.9
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    0.6
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    2.6
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    0.6

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.